Guadalupe County Correctional Facility

The Guadalupe County Correctional Facility (GCCF) is a 191,400 square-foot private prison located on 440 acres. It is located two miles southwest of Santa Rosa, New Mexico off State Highway 54. The Level III /Level IV-designated facility is owned by Correctional Properties Trust and operated by The GEO Group, Inc.

Construction on the facility began in 1997, and the facility received its first inmates in January 1999. The mission of the facility is: To maintain a level of security such that the public safety is maintained as well as the safety of its employees and inmates. A system of order shall be initiated and perpetuated in such a manner as to produce an atmosphere conducive to efficient work, programming activities and services for all, and an environment that provides for the rehabilitation of all inmates.

The Guadalupe County Correctional Facility comprises one main building, in which are located the administrative, medical, and program areas and the housing units. The building also houses the intake area, the main control center, supply/warehouse, laundry, kitchen, food service, a staff dining hall, visitation, commissary, security, restrictive housing, county and four vocational workshops.

Vincent Horton

Vincent Horton


Ronald Peters

Ronald Peters

Deputy Warden, Operations

Gloria Chavez

Gloria Chavez

Associate Warden, Program

Emiel Ross

Emiel Ross

Warden of Finance

Statewide Visitation Changes

Effective immediately, all visitation is suspended until further notice.
This includes the suspension of contact, non-contact, and attorney visits in all prison facilities.

For questions regarding NMCD’s response to COVID-19, please contact our Public Information Officer Eric Harrison at 505-382-3541 or

For information regarding NMCD’s response to COVID-19, click here 

Visitation Hours after COVID-19 suspension 

Visitation Hours 8:30am – 3:30pm

Visiting Schedule Click here for the visiting schedule calender .

In order to visit an inmate, you must be on the approved visitation list.

Download Visitation Policy and Information

Contact Us & Inmates

The GEO Group, Inc.

P.O. Box 520
Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435

Phone: 575.472.1001 
Fax 575.472.1006

Physical Address
1039 Agua Negra Road
Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435

Send all mail for inmates to their location address above. Please make sure and put to their attention and their NMCD#.
Inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls or any electronic correspondence.


How to put money on an inmate account?

An approved visitor can send a money order with the inmates name and number to the facility.